Chronology | 2017 – 2015

2017

  • The workforce of the family-owned company takes farewell with a heavy heart to their highly esteemed senior director Joachim Weiss, who passed away on the 15th of May, 2017 at the age of 92.
  • The BEGO 3D printing system was awarded “Best of” INDUSTRIEPREIS solution for the third time.
  • Launch of the second generation of the BEGO 3D printing system with the 3D printer Varseo S at the IDS 2017. Further highlights at the IDS were BEGO Otoflash, BEGO LabScan UHD, Mediloy®, orthodontic appliances and the launch of the BEGO Semados® SC/SCX implants.

2016

  • Nearly one year after the launch of the BEGO Varseo 3D printer at the IDS 2015, BEGO sold the 500th 3D printer in June 2016.
  • In May 2016, BEGO Implant Systems introduced a new packaging concept for its dental implants. Thereby the handling was significantly improved.
  • In the Great Place to Work® competition "Germany's Best Employers 2016“, BEGO was named as one of the best employers. In addition, the company group was honored as one of the 100 most innovative medium-sized companies on the 24th of June in Essen, Germany.
  • The first Close-Up magazine has been published: The Close-Up concept aims to examine current topics from the field of dental implantology and to draw up contemporary portraits of individual therapy concepts, design features and materials. Another important aspect of the concept is the free accessibility of information.

2015

  • The practice-oriented guide "Patient-focused dentistry – Practice marketing and management” (written by Henning Wulfes) was published. It is aimed at practicing dentists, staff members in leading positions as well as practice founders. 
  • At the IDS 2015 BEGO introduced the 3D printer Varseo – specially developed for dental applications and with a unique cartridge system. Moreover, BEGO Implant Systems presented the latest addition to the BEGO Semados® RS/RSX implant family at the world's leading dental trade fair. With the implant diameter of 3.0 mm, the indication width is extended by a limit indication.
  • To mark the 125th anniversary of the traditional company, 350 guests from industry and politics as well as customers and suppliers were invited to an official ceremony in the Bremen Town Hall. The program included official speeches and was accompanied musically by the “Future Lab” of the famous philharmonic orchestra Bremen. As part of the anniversary, a comprehensive campaign with a new design was created.
  • In addition to the anniversary of the company, two more special birthdays were celebrated: Joachim Weiss inaugurated the festivities with a ceremony to mark his 90th birthday and his son Christoph Weiss celebrated his 50th birthday.
  • The Varseo 3D printer is one of the best solutions for the industry and has been awarded the "Best of" seal of the INDUSTRIEPREIS 2015.
  • The "Implantology meets CAD/CAM" congress (IMCC) of BEGO exceeded the expectations: about 600 participants and 16 top-class speakers.